Apps-For Home-Renovation

What better way to plan for your home renovation than with your smartphone? While your phone can’t replace a toolbox it can help you get a great start on those renovation and repair projects. With these handy apps you can be one step ahead in the renovation process.

 

 

When I hear the term “fixer-upper” I think about The Money Pit, the 1986 comedy starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as a yuppie couple who buy a beautiful-but-seriously-dilapidated old house that nearly ruins their relationship. It makes for a funny plot, but in real life there’s nothing funny about buying a home and discovering that the roof leaks, or the wiring hasn’t been upgraded in decades.

Christmas-Gift-Ideas

If you have a new homeowner on your shopping list this year you may want to consider some of these ideas for their Christmas gift. First you must decide if you want to purchase them a unique gift or something more practical. You know the homeowner best, so be sure to choose something that matches their tastes and decor.

Tips for Decorating On A Budget

Would you love to update your home but find you just don’t have the budget to pull it off? Well never fear! I have put together some budget friendly ideas to help you out. A little creativity can go a long way when you want to update or renovate your home.

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Home is where health begins. From carpets and wall colours to window shades and overhead lighting, your home can play a role in how much you weigh, your mood, and even your cancer risk. It’s important to eliminate toxins, pollutants and other health risks from your home. There are many small changes that you can do to make your home healthier and improve your mood. The following recommendations can be implemented immediately and won’t cost you anything.

According to a 2016 survey by Houzz Kitchen Trends, nearly 2/3 of American homeowners spent more than 3 hours in their kitchen doing things like watching TV, entertaining, eating and reading in addition to cooking and baking.  This annual survey on line polled over 2,400 homeowners who are planning or recently completed a kitchen renovation project.  This is what they found.